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Glenn Dorsey

Glenn Dorsey - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 297 lbs.
Birthday 08/01/1985
Birthplace Baton Rouge, LA
College LSU
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 5th pick by Chiefs

Inactives announced for Saints-49ers

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
The Saints and 49ers have announced their inactives for Saturday's NFC divisional-round playoff game.

Saints rule WR Moore out for Saturday

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The Saints ruled WR Lance Moore (hamstring) and TE John Gilmore (toe) out for Saturday's playoff game against the 49ers.

Rogers good bet to re-up long-term with Niners

Posted Jan. 12, 2012 @ 8:55 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, it would be a pretty big surprise if the 49ers decided not to grant CB Carlos Rogers' wish to sign a long-term deal with the team.

Niners will rise if Brees falls

Posted Jan. 12, 2012 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk sounds off on the Saints-49ers game, Mike Mayock and the notion of natural-born winners in his weekly column.

Special teams have helped make 49ers elite

Posted Jan. 11, 2012 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
Spearheaded by the creative coaching of Brad Seely, the Niners' special-teams play, including the kicking of PK David Akers, has been key to the team's success this season.

The First Fifteen: Divisional round

Posted Jan. 10, 2012 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
Taking an early look at the best two days of football of the NFL season — the top four seeds are back in action — plus all the other developing stories around the league this week.

Shorts and Shells: Wild-card edition

Posted Jan. 09, 2012 @ 1:14 a.m. ET
Tim Tebow provided an exciting finish to wild-card weekend, and his Broncos face a familiar coach next week: new Patriots offensive assistant Josh McDaniels.

Eagles, Chargers fall flat; 49ers, Bengals surprise

Posted Jan. 07, 2012 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
This week's "NFList" identifies the three most disappointing teams and the three most surprising teams this season.

49ers could be looking to beef up D-line

Posted Jan. 05, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
We hear it hardly would be a surprise if the Niners decide to focus on fortifying their defensive line early in the upcoming draft.

The First Fifteen: Wild-card edition

Posted Jan. 03, 2012 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
In his "First Fifteen" column, Eric Edholm analyzes the wild-card matchups, teams that are making coaching and front-office moves and the playoff teams on bye.

Cardiac Cards are NFL's best at fourth-quarter rallies

Posted Dec. 31, 2011 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
This week's "NFList" looks at the teams that have most often come from behind in the fourth quarter to win games, such as the Cardinals with PR extraordinaire Patrick Peterson.

Niners' release of Edwards a curious move

Posted Dec. 30, 2011 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Considering how depleted the Niners' receiving ranks have become, the abrupt release of former Pro Bowler Braylon Edwards has raised more than a few eyebrows.

49ers lead NFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
One of the league's biggest surprises, the 49ers, lead the NFC with eight Pro Bowl selections in Tuesday's announcement of the all-star squad.

It's a six-horse race for the Super Bowl

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
We still don't know the complete 12-team playoff field yet, but Hub Arkush believes there are just six teams that have a legitimate shot at Super Bowl XLVI.

49ers release WR Edwards

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
The 49ers released WR Braylon Edwards on Tuesday, the veteran wideout announced on his Twitter.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 30, 2012
The Kansas City Chiefs have placed Dorsey on injured reserve with a calf injury and added defensive back Neiko Thorpe to the 53-man roster||||||| Dorsey played in just four games this season. He injured his left calf in practice in September and missed four games, then injured his right calf during a 31-13 loss to the Chargers on Nov. 1. The former first-round draft pick finishes the season with seven tackles and no sacks.
Posted Aug. 08, 2011
Dorsey sat out for the third straight practice Monday.||||||| Dorsey was carted off the field last Thursday with an undisclosed injury.
Posted Dec. 13, 2009
Dorsey has limped to the locker room just before halftime against the Buffalo Bills.||||||| Dorsey hobbled off the field late in the second quarter with a knee injury and headed inside after trying to walk it off. His return was questionable.
Posted Aug. 04, 2008
The Chiefs say rookie defensive tackle Glenn Dorsey should miss about a week after spraining his left knee in practice during the weekend.||||||| An MRI exam showed no additional damage, the Chiefs said Monday at training camp in River Falls, Wis. Dorsey was the fifth overall pick in the draft. The former LSU star signed a $51 million, five-year deal last month. He was hurt when he collided with another lineman during practice. Dorsey is considered vital to rebuilding the defensive line after the departure of Pro Bowl defensive end Jared Allen to Minnesota.
Posted July 26, 2008
First-round draft pick Glenn Dorsey has agreed to contract terms with the Kansas City Chiefs and was expected at Saturday afternoon's practice.||||||| Dorsey, the fifth overall choice in the 2008 draft, agreed to a five-year deal with an option for a sixth year, Chiefs president Carl Peterson said on Saturday. The Chiefs have agreed to terms with 11 of their 12 draft picks. Still unsigned is tight end Michael Merritt, a seventh-round selection out of Central Florida.

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